The US Election for the Rest of The World
Only one vote counts and you must be in a country other than the U.S.A.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. - Lao-tzu
Let's help the U.S. figure out who their president should be.
They have spent a lot of time 'helping' other countries with theirs ;)
|The blurbs from their websites||Results so far||Votes|
Since being elected in 1992 as the first African-American Congresswoman from Georgia, Cynthia Ann McKinney has gained national and international renown as a tireless advocate for human rights, voting rights and holding government accountable. McKinney's voting record reflects her philosophy that government should serve to provide uplift to local communities and the dignity of the human spirit. This means promoting the rights of seniors, students, the disabled, minorities, veterans and workers. She is known as a passionate, intelligent, charismatic and effective member of the House of Representatives and of the Democratic Party. The Green Party proposes a comprehensive political reform agenda, including full public financing of elections and free and equal radio and television time for all viable candidates. Greens support significant lobbying regulation to disclose the extent of political lobbying via "gifts" and contributions.
|Cynthia McKinney Green||27.31%||626|
"America, this is our moment. This is our time. Our time to turn the page on the policies of the past. Our time to bring new energy and new ideas to the challenges we face. Our time to offer a new direction for this country that we love."
Whether it's the poverty exposed by Katrina, the genocide in Darfur, or the role of faith in our politics, Barack Obama continues to speak out on the issues that will define America in the 21st century. But above all his accomplishments and experiences, he is most proud and grateful for his family. His wife, Michelle, and his two daughters, Malia, 10, and Sasha, 7, live on Chicago's South Side.
|Barack Obama Democrat||38.70%||887|
John McCain has a remarkable record of leadership and experience that embodies his unwavering lifetime commitment to service. First elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona in 1982, John has led the fight for reforming Washington, eliminating wasteful government spending, and strengthening our nation's armed forces.
John McCain's reform agenda to reduce federal spending and lower taxes quickly elevated him to statewide office and he was elected to the United States Senate in 1986, after serving two terms in the U.S. House.
In the Senate, John continued to demand that Congress put an end to loopholes for special interests and fix the broken system in Washington that too often allows lobbyists to write legislation and members of Congress to waste taxpayer money. In November 2004, Senator McCain was overwhelmingly reelected with nearly 77 percent of the vote.
John McCain Republican
|Country is unknown||1,793||29.73%||31.46%||38.82%|
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